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Generation Z Prefers Social Media
Generation Z, persons who fall between the ages of 14-25, use social media one to two hours a day in Hungary, according to a survey conducted by opinion pollster Medián.
Coming Up: Dr. Peter Mayer’s Photo Exhibition: 'Ode To Our Hands’, Budapest, 7 November
You are cordially invited to the opening of Dr. Peter Mayer’s photo exhibit entitled: 'Ode to Our Hands’ on 7 November at 15:00 in the Art Gallery of the Budapest XIII district City Hall.
Local Opinion: Government Plans To Further Boost Tourism
A pro-government commentator welcomes the Prime Minister’s plan to increase government spending on tourism. A left-wing columnist, on the other hand, accuses the government of intending to channel subsidies into the pockets of friends and relatives.
Scientology Headquarters In Budapest Searched
Law enforcement authorities conducted a search at the Budapest headquarters of the Church of Scientology on Wednesday, the National Police reported, confirming information provided by an Index reader.
Hungary’s First 5G Data Connection Presented
Ericsson and Magyar Telekom presented on Thursday the first 5th generation data connection in Hungary, reaching 22 Gbps downlink speed. The 5G connection was presented in Ericsson Magyarország’s Budapest research hub. The integrated radio technology of a 5G network enables 20 times faster downlink speeds than current mobile technologies, Ericsson Magyarország managing director Gábor Éry said.
COE Report: Hungarian Measures Raise Serious Concerns
Hungary faced enormous challenges after the massive arrivals of migrants and refugees during 2015 and 2016 but several measures taken to respond to the situation raise serious concerns about the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms of migrants and refugees, a report by the Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary-General’s Special Representative on migration and refugees Tomáš Boček said.
Lazar: US Ambassador Needed
US-Hungary ties would be greatly helped if America appointed an ambassador to Hungary, government office chief János Lázár said told his weekly press briefing.
'Budapest Bonfire Night': Xpat Party For Charity, Marriott Ballroom, 5 November
You’re cordially invited to this annual Xpat extravaganza which brings together the international community, including several VIP's, to support Hungarian children in need.
Guests will enjoy a fine selection of local and international food & drinks, entertainment, a free raffle, and a grand auction conducted by the British Ambassador. As always there'll be a virtual bonfire and fireworks, plus a few nice surprises, which all add up to make this a worthwhile social networking event.
Hungarian Holiday On 23 October - Remembering The 1956 Revolution
"The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the Stalinist government of the People's Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November 1956.
Pre Whisky Show Reception @ British Ambassador’s Residence In Budapest
What better way to kick off the weekend than a few drams of the golden stuff? Last Friday evening a fine array of the city’s gentry gathered together for a pre-Whisky Show taster, with some lovely gin thrown in for good measure.
Holiday Opening Hours At Budapest Markets
Not all expats know that most shops and markets close on 23 October, and also on 1 November, due to national holidays in Hungary. Every market operated by the local 'Hall and Market Management' company will be closed on those dates - except the Fehérvári Street Market Hall flower shops, open from 7.00 am - 2.00 pm.
Top 5 Whisky Watering Holes In Budapest
Last weekend witnessed the 7th Whisky & Fine Spirit Show in Budapest, organised by WhiskyNet - Hungary’s top whisky distributor - and the Hungarian Whisky Club, led by Dávid Kovács. More than 2.500 whisky fans had the chance to enjoy those two days of spirit heaven. To follow up here's a look at the top five spots in town - according to @expatsintheloop - to sip super whiskies all year round in the Hungarian capital.
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